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FORM 4

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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

[ ] Check this box if no longer
subject to Section 16. Form 4
or Form 5 obligations may
continue. See Instruction 1(b).

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the
Investment Company Act of 1940

1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *

2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)

Luthringer Remy

Minerva Neurosciences, Inc. [ NERV ]
__ X __ Director

_____ 10% Owner

__ X __ Officer (give title below)
below)

_____ Other (specify

President, CEO & CSO
(Last)

(First)

3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)

(Middle)

C/O MINERVA NEUROSCIENCES,
INC., 1601 TRAPELO ROAD, SUITE 284

4/14/2015

(Street)

4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed

6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check

(MM/DD/YYYY)

Applicable Line)

WALTHAM, MA 02451
(City)

(State)

_ X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

(Zip)

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned

1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)

2. Trans. 2A. Deemed 3. Trans.
Date
Execution
Code
Date, if any (Instr. 8)

Code
1. Title of
Derivate
Security
(Instr. 3)

7. Nature of Indirect
Beneficial Ownership (Instr.
4)

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned ( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)

2. Conversion 3. Trans.
or Exercise
Date
Price of
Derivative
Security

3A. Deemed 4. Trans.
Execution
Code
Date, if any (Instr. 8)

Code
Stock Option
(right to buy)

4. Securities Acquired 5. Amount of Securities
6. Ownership Form: Direct
(A) or Disposed of (D) Beneficially Owned Following (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
(A)
or
V Amount (D) Price

$5.19

(1)

4/14/2015

A

5. Number of
6. Date Exercisable and
Derivative
Expiration Date
Securities
Acquired (A) or
Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)

V

(A)

(D)

399623

Date
Exercisable
(2)

Expiration
Date
4/13/2025

7. Title and Amount of
Securities Underlying
Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)

8. Price of
Derivative
Security
(Instr. 5)

9. Number of
derivative Securities
Beneficially Owned
Following Reported
Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)

10. Ownership
Form of
Derivative
Security:
Direct (D) or
Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)

399623

D

Amount or
Number of
Shares

Title
Common
Stock

399623

$0.00

Explanation of Responses:
( 1)
The exercise price is the closing price of the Issuer's common stock on April 14, 2015.
( 2)
This option shall vest as follows: 25% on April 14, 2016; and then in quarterly installments over 3 years thereafter.
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Director
Luthringer Remy
C/O MINERVA NEUROSCIENCES,
INC.
1601 TRAPELO ROAD, SUITE 284
WALTHAM, MA 02451

Relationships
10% Owner Officer

X

Signatures
/s/ Mark Levine, Attorney-in-Fact for Remy Luthringer
**

Signature of Reporting Person

Other

President, CEO & CSO

4/16/2015
Date

Reminder: Report on a separate line for each class of securities beneficially owned directly or indirectly.

11. Nature of
Indirect
Beneficial
Ownership
(Instr. 4)

. one of which must be manually signed.S. ** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. see Instruction 6 for procedure. 78ff(a). If space is insufficient. See 18 U. Note: File three copies of this Form.C. Persons who respond to the collection of information contained in this form are not required to respond unless the form displays a currently valid OMB control number. 1001 and 15 U.* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person.S.C. see Instruction 4(b)(v).